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KING – William Royal Artillery 7th Battalion

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Royal Artillery Badge
NameKING – William
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery  7th Battalion
Regiment Number (s)  –
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
13th February 1829 / 17 years / Nottingham England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Dark / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCorfu – 8 years 11 months
Length of Service21 years 150 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner and Driver / 13th January 1852 / Woolwich Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Nottingham England
Pension Districts1852 Nottingham
April 1856 – November 1861 Western Australia
1862 – June 1864 Brisbane Queensland
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th January 1856 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM HAMMOND 29th March 1856
Date/Place of Birth1812 St Marys Nottingham England
Date/Place of Baptism20th September 1813 St Marys Nottingham England
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
KING Sarah
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not married
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
23rd April 1857 granted land in North Fremantle originally assigned to EPG Patrick Shea
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Late 1861 left (unknown ship) Western Australia for Queensland: pension paid in Queensland 1862-June 1864
Date/Place of Death/Burial9th June 1864 Brisbane Queensland
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to Chronic rheumatism
No mention of William Hammond as the ship of arrival in Western Australia either in a passenger list or the Surgeon’s journal. However, the pension payments appear right for the William Hammond.